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Cricket Wrap – 4th December

December 4, 2023 11:11 am in by

Saturday saw the local ladders mixed up, thanks to some surprising results across our regions. Catch up with all the action here:

HILLS CRICKET ASSOCIATION (full scorecards here)

The merry-go-round at the top end of the table in the Hills Cricket Association has continued on Saturday, with Aldgate falling away after a shock 8-wicket loss to last-placed Meadows. 

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The Bulldogs made light work of Aldgate in a surprising result, leaving Kangarilla and Scott Creek Ironbank to jump them for another change in the top three.

Mylor also claimed a big win over Mount Lofty, helping them to keep in touch with the top five.

MURRAY TOWNS CRICKET ASSOCIATION (full scorecards here)

Monarto has again proven to be the thorn in Mannum’s side, by claiming Saturday’s match by 4 wickets in Round 8 play in the Murray Towns Cricket Association. 

Entering on a four game winning streak, Mannum were unable to get going thanks in part to Ty Pfieffer’s 4/23 with Monarto chasing down their 133 with 9 balls to spare.

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In the other matches, Tailem Bend won their first game of the season with a 35-run win over Meningie, while Mypolonga beat the Wanderers by 19 runs.

GREAT SOUTHERN CRICKET ASSOCIATION (full scorecards here)

Yankalilla have held league leaders Port Elliot in check on Day 1 Action of Round 6 in the Great Southern Cricket Association. 

The Tigers took consistent wickets and were miserly throughout to hold Port Elliot to 154 all out, setting up an interesting finish which could have a significant impact on the mid-season table. 

Other key results from Day 1 saw Noarlunga post 210 against Willunga, while McLaren Districts are aggressively chasing an outright win against Victor Harbor, declaring at 1/94 after bowling them out for 63.

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ALEXANDRA AND EASTERN CRICKET ASSOCIATION (full scorecards here)

Nairne has claimed an important scalp to keep pace with the top four, beating third-placed Strathalbyn by 10 runs in Round 9 action on Saturday.

Robert Crook led the way with 57 to guide the Razorbacks to 160, before Nathan Pelle almost single-handedly steered the Stallions home with 73.

Other matches saw Lobethal and Macclesfield claim comfortable wins, while the match between Woodside and Langhorne Creek was abandoned.

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